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The Emperor's Embrace: Fatherhood in Evolution

By: Jeffrey Masson

240 pages, no illustrations

Vintage

Paperback | Nov 2000 | #118708 | ISBN: 0099285053
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About this book

Provides an insight into the extraordinary behaviour of outstanding fathers in the animal kingdom. From the emperor penguin, who incubates the eggs of his young by carrying them around on his feet for two months, to the seahorse, the only male animal that gives birth to its young. Masson also examines nature's worst fathers.


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